drew the wrath of Jay-Z and Q-Tip, after the self proclaimed
"hater" of New York’s Hot 97 poked fun at
Aaliyah’s plane crash, which took the young singer’s
life. Star was giving the address to send Aaliyah’s
relative’s flowers, while dubbing in sound effects of
plane crashes and people screaming. Most people did
not see the humor, including his co-host Miss Jones,
who cursed on air and walked out, refusing to work with
Star for the remainder of the day.
it’s 850, Ms Jones has left the building, said that
she would not work with me today, all because of this
Plane Crash," Star continued."Is that so bad?
Come on, show me some hate, call me and show me how
much you hate me, some of you just lost focus,"
Star said while sounds of a crashing plane played in
in the day during the Angie Martinez show Q-Tip, (Kamal)
called in where he read a letter addressed to the radio
station. In the letter he stated that he was grieving
for the loss of Aaliyah and that he would no longer
support their morning show because of the insensitivity
displayed earlier in the airing of script.
of Roc-A-Fella Records also called in to express his
disgust with Star’s insensitivity. When the heat was
put on, Star changed his usual demeanor and apologized
several times to the fans, friends and family of Aaliyah,
especially Dame Dash of Roc-A-Fella, who recently used
Star and partner Bucwild in a movie featuring Jay Z
and was allegedly seeing Aaliyah.
If you are
upset over Star’s comments and think he should be removed
from the radio show, send an email to email@example.com
or call 212.229.9797 (HOT 97) or 818.784.4718 and let